What Happened on July 17, 2012

Historical Events

  • 17 people are wounded in a bar shooting in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Ilhan Mimaroglu, Turkish electronic music composer and musician, dies at 86
  • William Raspberry, American columnist (Pulitzer 1994), dies at 76
2012 Highlights

About July 17, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • UK #1 Song: Payphone - Maroon 5 Ft. Wiz Khalifa